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Premier Kathleen Wynne (right) with Dr. Laura Curiel (centre), Minister Michael Gravelle (left), and Minister Bill Mauro (right, partially obscured) touring the TBRRI’s wet lab. This past July, the province invested a further $4 million into our growing research program.

Is TBRRI Making Thunder Bay Smarter?

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – Imagine a place where the world’s best and brightest scientists gather to work on some of the most cutting-edge medical breakthroughs. Chances are, your mind went to some ivy-covered building in Toronto, or Boston, or Germany. But it’s happening right here in Thunder Bay too – and in fact, some […]


Posted 23 September 2014 by in Featured
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Dennis Franklin Cromarty Orientation includes the memorial walk and service.

Jury Committee for Inquests Proposed

A committee launched by the province to get more First Nations people on juries for civil and criminal cases, and inquests in Ontario, is set to propose a rare and perhaps controversial solution: that lists of volunteers from the aboriginal community be compiled — but only for use in inquests. The idea, first put forward […]


Posted 23 September 2014 by in Anishinabek
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U.S. sailors guide an F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 8, 2014. The carrier is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation

United States Airstrikes Hit Syria and Islamic State

Aftermath of U.S. airstrikes in Idlib, Syria – amvid WASHINGTON – United States and five Arab partner nation forces have begun airstrikes inside Syria against terrorists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Adm. John Kirby said in a statement issued late Monday night. Video released by the U.S. […]


Posted 23 September 2014 by in Featured
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Thunder Bay City Hall

No New Thunder Bay Land Tax – Tim Commisso

Thunder Bay Not Considering New Municipal Land Tax THUNDER BAY – The City of Thunder Bay is stating that the corporation is not looking at a new proposed land tax. “This new Municipal Land Tax is not on City Council or Administration’s radar or agenda,” said City Manager Tim Commisso. “Something like that is a […]


Posted 22 September 2014 by in Featured
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Thunder Bay Superior North MP Deputy Leader of the Green Party Bruce Hyer

Canadian Democracy is in Dire Straits – Bruce Hyer

THUNDER BAY – POLITICS – Canadian democracy is in dire straits. Alarm bells have been going off for years – particularly since Stephen Harper’s Conservative Party came to power in 2006. And it’s not just the governing party. The NDP under Thomas Mulcair and the Liberals under Justin Trudeau are also very unwilling to tolerate […]


Posted 22 September 2014 by in Featured
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Ontario Politics

PC Finance Critic Vic Fedeli Pans Ontario Spending

QUEEN’S PARK – “The financial direction of the province of Ontario is still going the wrong way”, stated Ontario PC Finance Critic Vic Fedeli. The Progressive Conservative Finance Critic’s comments come with the release of the Ontario government’s 2013-14 Public Accounts. “They confirm the deficit continues to head upward, from $9.2 billion the previous year […]


Posted 22 September 2014 by in Featured
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